Water Treatment & Legionella Risk Assessment

What Is Water Treatment & Legionella Risk Assessment?

Every building has a water supply and distribution system that needs to be maintained for the overall functionality of the organisation’s premises. If a water system is neglected, then there is a risk of Legionnaires’ disease (also legionellosis or Legion fever) is a form of atypical pneumonia largely caused by Legionella pneumonia.

Every commercial building should have a Legionella Risk Assessment in line with ACOPS L8. This includes inspection of the water services (pipe work, water outlets and storage tanks), the assessor also looks for dead legs and underused outlets which are a harbour for bacteria. The assessment also includes photographic evidence and advice on any actions required to maintain the water systems to ACOP L8 requirements.

The water systems may need cleaning and chlorination or the storage tanks may require upgrading to current standards, all of these processes can be undertaken and certificated by Precise Managed Services trained Engineers

Precise Commercial Water Treatment Overview

These systems require regular assessments (should be audited at least annually), maintenance undertaken and records kept, in keeping with L8 Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) standards.

Precise offer a consultation service where we can undertake an assessment and/or audit your current assessment that has made us the water treatment company of choice for businesses in the Midlands and across the UK. . We also maintain thermostatic mixing valves reducing the risk of scalding. All work carried out for you by Precise are fully certified, so you are fully protected

Drain Cleaning & Repair

As well as this Precise can repair drain and sewer systems, using specialist cameras to examine underground pipe-work. Maintenance of water systems is critical to your workplace health and safety and required by law. Precise will make certain that taps, pipe work and water storage systems are clean, correctly insulated and free from harmful bacteria, reducing the risk of Legionella contamination.